FOIA Advisor

Court opinions issued Mar. 1, 2019

Court Opinions (2019)Allan BlutsteinComment

Pronin v. BOP (D.D.C.) -- determining that agency failed to adequately justify its searches and/or withholdings in response to plaintiff’s three requests for complete lists of names and titles of agency staff at three prisons.

Reporters Comm. for Freedom Press v. FBI (D.D.C.) -- holding that FBI improperly relied on Exemption 7(E) in refusing to confirm or deny records concerning its impersonation of filmmakers, reasoning that FBI’s investigative technique was well known to the public and that the effectiveness of FBI’s technique would not be impaired by confirming or denying existence of records.

Summaries of all published opinions issued since April 2015 are available here.